Raspberry Pi in an N64 Case


Raspberry Pis are neat because they have so many applications and are open to creative expansion by any user with an idea. And they're only $35! The downside of that low price is that no accessories are included, which means no case. After the Raspberry Pi Meetup here at MAKE,... Read more »

Weekend Projects – Mini Rover Redux

Screen Shot 2015-04-16 at 1.50.56 PM

Complete instructions for this episode of Weekend Projects can be found at http://makeprojects.com/Project/Mini-Rover-Redux/2479/1 Learn the basics of modding a remote controlled (RC) vehicle for the purpose of making your own terrestrial rover. Mount one wireless camera onto your vehicle's chassis, and see how far you can drive it and see... Read more »

Hack the Scosche FMT4 FM Transmitter!

  • By
  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:04 pm

I suggest that anyone who is interested in this project do the V2.0 version instead. It is easier, safer for the PCB, and should yield practically the same results. The SWR is probably higher, but I can’t tell a difference in the field. Do you want a cheap car FM... Read more »

Hack the Scosche FMT4 FM transmitter! V2.0

  • By
  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:04 pm

Do you want a cheap car FM transmitter with (unlike most of the products you can buy) great audio quality and great signal strength? You want to get yourself a Scosche FMT4 and hack it! This is technically illegal in the US, but so is transporting dentures, so take it... Read more »

Use Staples as Breadboard Jumpers


Recently, we’ve been brainstorming ideas for a breadboarding workshop to put on at Maker Faire and other events. Hoping to save participants the tedium of cutting and stripping their own jumper wires (and the cost of providing readymade jumpers) we hit on the idea of using staples. I first read... Read more »